Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Chammanthi Podi (Dry Coconut Chutney Powder)

Ingredients:
  • Coconut 2
  • Garlic 15 pods
  • Shallots 5 to 10
  • Ginger 1 med piece
  • Curry leaves 1 cup
  • Whole pepper 1 Tsp
  • Dry chilly 12 to 15
  • Tamarind a big lemon sized
  • Salt

Fry all the ingredients except salt and tamarind, without oil. Reduce the heat and fry the coconut mixture till it turns dark brown colour. Remove the dry chillies from the roasted mixture and powder it well using salt. Then add the required amount of tamarind and powder well. Transfer this mixture into a bowl. Then powder the rest of the coconut mixture little by little with the above powdered chilly mix and required amount of salt. Transfer it to a bowl and mix well.

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51 comments:

  1. Visiting your blog first time..u have a lovely blog here...wonderful recipes with attractive clicks..
    Chammanthi podi brings lots of memories to me...During hostel days chammanthi podi has rescued us from the watery curries that we used get from our mess :)

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  2. Tina, nalla bowl...chammanthipodiyum kollam.

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  3. wow.very delicious and flavourful podi dear.....

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  4. chammanthipodi adipoli!!..love to have it with curd rice!!..yum yum, my fav!!

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  5. Looks yummy.Love ur beautiful bowl.

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  6. i would prefer to have this with hot rice

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  7. Chammanthi podi looks awesome. Very nice click.

    Chitchat

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  8. love these chutneys..either with rice or on a sandwich

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  9. Cute click and a flavorful podi!

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  10. Podi seems so tasty...great to go with hot rice n ghee:)

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  11. Korachu chorum curd um ethinte koode kittiyirunnel kushalakamarunnu..yummyy..vayil vellam neranju :)

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  12. I make a similar podi with coconut to also mix with piping hot rice and ghee. This one looks really flavorful with the shallots and garlic :-)

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  13. wow!!as usual nice click dear!!! looks amazing..njanum undakkiyarunnu...post cheyanam..:)

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  14. Podi looks nice!! lovely click!!

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  15. Hi Tina, thanks for visiting and for this excellent recipe. It has been bookmarked!

    Tell me, you said coconut 2 does that mean that I need the flesh of 2 grated coconuts?

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  16. I am imagining that this is so flavorful!

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  17. Looks very nice and I am sure it will be very tasteful with a lovely flavour. Wonderful presentation.

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  18. Cynthia u r correct.....need 2 coconuts for this.

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  19. Looks very yummy and nice click :)

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  20. that loks very delicious..nice picture..

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  21. wow!!! yummy yummy chammanthi podi...ente all time favorite ..njan ippo koodi kayichathe ullu, ipravashyam amma thannu vittathu ;)..
    Adipoli tinakutty...nalla pic and nalla pathram ;)

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  22. i love this. my best friend used to bring this and this is making me so nostalgic :)

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  23. Never had this.....looks very interesting and the container is a cutie too!

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  24. Chammandhi podi looks yummy. vayil vellam varunu.hmmmm.... Never tried with shallots. Will try it soon.

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  25. chammanthi podi kandittu kothiyavunnu tina kutty, ethundenkil pinne enikku vere curry onnum venda :)

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  26. Wow! Tasty podi......Nice click! I will try this podi.

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  27. Tasty one tina...nice combo for rice and dosa.

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  28. that's a deliciously flavoured podi Tina!!! I'd love it with idlis!!

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  29. A new recipe Tina and I going try it today as I have lots of curry leaves at home...

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  30. Love it!! goes perfectly with rice and oodles of ghee...

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  31. kurachu thairu kudi undel pinne chorinu vere curry-yude aavashyam illa...

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  32. chammanthi podi, a intresting name, you have a nice space here

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  33. Wow thats a lovely snap, dear. Looks too good. Love kerala style chammanthi podi.

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  34. ingredients of the podi are interesting. I think we can add this to stir fried vegetables.

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  35. Great job,I love this,have to try som time!

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  36. Elegant podi! :)..I too had blogged this recently!..:)

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  37. looks too good tina...best combo with dosa and idlies..

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  38. Tina, compliments for all your delicious dishes and many thanks for all your visits and comments on my blog! :))) XO

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  39. nice recipe.This is my fathers favoutite podi.
    Have got an award for you in my blog.Please accept it.

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  40. wow......just wanted to had it with idly. nice recipe

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  41. nice flavorful pudi Tina, will love to have this with hot rice.

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  42. Wow wish i had this now, drool drool.

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  43. chammanthi looks delicious... Can someone get me Dosas please :)

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  44. YUM! I love coconut in any dish. This looks and sounds great and tasty, thanks for the recipe:)

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  45. delicious podi,along with white rice& spoon of ghee,yummy taste

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  46. delicious podi..i make it like a chutny but i guess this one can be stored in the fridge..nice click !!

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  47. This one is just awesome.It is so delicious.I use this podi as flavouring agent in almost all the dishes.Thanks.

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